ive tried the pell grant and got no response
Did you apply to a college yet? Have you filled out the FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov? You may be eligible for financial aid to help you apply for college. Being a felon does not necessarily mean you can't get either US government aid for school, or private aid given directly from the college.
Here is a link to some information on how all this works:
There's also info about this on the FAFSA.gov website itself.
You'll see there that the exception is for a drug conviction, but even there, there are things you can do to help with that.